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July 2019

Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2019 I – 12 Days

8 July 2019 - 21 July 2019
AU$6999 per Person 2 Seats Left

Visit the stark country around Boulia-Winton and finish in the ranges around Mt Isa.

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Savannah to Tropics Birding Tour 2019

20 July 2019 - 28 July 2019
AU$4499 per Person 2 Seats Left

We will be exploring the Gulf and Savannah country, the stark landscape around Mount Isa and the lush tropical highlands surrounding Cairns. The trip is run during the dry season, generally a great time to go birding in this region as the weather will be balmy and birds abound.

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Red Centre Adventure Birding Tour 2019 – 4 Days with optional 2-day Uluru / Sandhill Grasswren extension

21 July 2019 - 24 July 2019
AU$2799 per Person FULL

The Red Centre Adventure visits the Eastern and Western MacDonnell Ranges, the sewage works, the Old Telegraph Station, the Tanami Road, Kumoth Bore and the Deep Well Road. An optional extra 2 days for Sandhill Grasswren is also offered, plus the opportunity to seamlessly link with our subsequent Nine Grasswren tour.

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Comfortable Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2019 – 16 Days

26 July 2019 - 10 August 2019
AU$8499 per Person FULL

This is a slow-paced version of our flagship Nine Grasswren tour, one of Australia‟s epic birding adventures. We will look for nine of Australia‟s 13 Grasswren species: Striated, Short-tailed, Western, Thick-billed, Eyrean, Grey, Kalkadoon, Carpentarian and Rusty Grasswren.

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Tropical and Far North Queensland Birding Tour 2019

29 July 2019 - 6 August 2019
AU$4,999 per Person 2 Seats Left

Tropical & Far North Queensland (the area around Cairns and all the way up the Cape York Peninsula) is without doubt one of Australia’s top birding destinations.

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August 2019

Chestnut-Breasted Whiteface and Grey Honeyeater Expedition 2019 – 4 Days

6 August 2019 - 9 August 2019
AU$2699 per Person 2 Seats Left

We’re offering a short expedition into the outback in search of the elusive Chestnut-breasted Whiteface. Commencing from Coober Pedy (SA), accessible on direct flights from Adelaide, this trip explores areas adjacent to the Stuart Highway before heading off into little-visited outback locations to search for Chestnut-breasted Whiteface.

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September 2019

Best of Top End Birding Tour 2019 – 7 Days

1 September 2019 - 7 September 2019
AU$5199 per Person FULL

One of Australia’s top birding destinations, the Northern Territory’s ‘Top End’ includes tantalizing destinations such as Kakadu National Park, Nitmiluk National Park, Pine Creek, Katherine and Judbarra/Gregory National Park (Timber Creek Region).

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Grey Falcon and Letter-winged Kite Birding Tour 2019 – 6 Days

9 September 2019 - 14 September 2019
AU$3899 per Person 1 Seat Left

Grey Falcon and Letter-winged Kite are amongst Australia’s most sought-after raptors. During our many outback birding tours we’ve located these species reliably enough to be able to offer this special tour.

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Princess Parrot Expedition 2019 II – 6 Days

24 September 2019 - 29 September 2019
AU$5000 per Person Open

This is a non-profit and non-Bellbird expedition targeting Princess Parrots in September 2019.

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October 2019

Magic of the Mallee Photography Tour – 4 Days

4 October 2019 - 7 October 2019
AU$2999 per Person Open

One of the most unique environments in Australia, the vast “mallee” eucalypt woodlands can be found near the Murray river some 2-3 hours north-east of Adelaide. Many rare and threatened bid species can be found here. You’ll need to make your own way to the town of Berri or nearby for an early departure the next morning. The day is designed to maximise our time out in the field, combining rare and sought-after species with allowing as much time as possible for photography.

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Six Grasswren Birding Tour – 7 ½ Days

11 October 2019 - 18 October 2019
AU$3,999 per Person 2 Seats Left

This fast-paced trip is not for the faint-hearted, with lots of walking in sometimes difficult terrain, early departures and late finishes each day, while covering over 2500 km in 7 days. We may encounter harsh outback conditions such as extreme heat, frosty mornings, torrential rain or dust-storms.

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November 2019

Western SA Specialties and Splits Tours Nov 2019 – 7 Days

2 November 2019 - 9 November 2019
AU$3999 per Person 2 Seats Left

Starting in and returning to Adelaide, this tour traverses much of South Australia’s West Coast, the northern Eyre Peninsula and Nullarbor Plain towards the Western Australian border. This tour is a fast-paced trip as we’ll cover some 3000 km in seven days.

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Kangaroo Island Birding and Wildlife Tour 2019 – 4 Days

5 November 2019 - 8 November 2019
AU$2,599 per Person Open

Kangaroo Island is home to “Kangaroo Island Kangaroos”, tammar wallabies, echidnas, brush-tailed possums, bottle-nosed dolphins, Australian sealions, Australian and New-Zealand Fur Seals and many of the 250 birds listed for the island can be seen year round in their natural habitats during our 4-day guided tour.

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Great Southern Birding Tour 2019 – 13 Days

8 November 2019 - 21 November 2019
AU$6,999 per Person Open

The trip includes some of Australia’s hardest to find, yet most sought-after species, including grasswrens, Plains-wanderer, Superb Lyrebird, whistlers, quail-thrushes, parrots including Regent and Superb, many raptors and waterbirds, Malleefowl and much, much more.

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Tasmania Birds and Mammals Tour 2019 – 10 Days

22 November 2019 - 1 December 2019
AU$6999 per Person Open

Our Tasmania: Birds & Mammals tour showcases these wonderful birding and mammal highlights in 10 fabulous days.

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December 2019

South-west Endemics Birding Tours 2019 – 7 Days

3 December 2019 - 10 December 2019
AU$3,999 per Person Open

The tour aims to find all 14 of the South West endemics, including the 3 notorious "skulkers" (Noisy Scrub-bird, Western Bristlebird and Western Whipbird). In the karri forests countr4y, we’ll look for Western Rosella, White-breasted Robin, Redcapped Parrot, Western Whistler) and Western Corella.

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February 2020

Magical Malaysia Bird Photography Tour 2020 – 8 Days

5 February 2020 - 13 February 2020
AU$5499 per Person 2 Seats Left

Based on the success of our long-running Peninsular Malaysia birding tour, we have totally redesigned this tour to allow for the best photographic opportunities of Malaysia’s fantastic birdlife.

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Dubai Area Short Birding Tour 2020

14 February 2020 - 17 February 2020
US$2100 per Person 2 Seats Left

This is a short tour of the ‘triangle’ part of the United Arab Emirates: the peninsula to the south-east and north-east of Dubai.

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Exotic Ethiopia Birding Tour 2020 – 12 Days

17 February 2020 - 29 February 2020
US$4,100 per Person FULL

A birding paradise if there ever was one, Ethiopia is a somewhat recent arrival on the scene of birding destinations. Exotic and unspoilt by modern tourism, yet safe and comfortable, this country has come a long way from its troubled past. It is now the perfect birding destination for those who have always wanted to bird East Africa away from the crowds. During our reconnaissance trip we recorded over 350 species in just 9 days!

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March 2020

Tantalising Thailand Birding Tour 2020 – 17 Days

4 March 2020 - 22 March 2020
AU$8999 per Person Open

Our tours through this exotic, vibrant and beautiful country with its diverse ethnic groups, age-old monarchy and rich cultural heritage has great appeal and will no doubt delight and surprise you.

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April 2020

Costa Rica Birding Tour 2020 – 12 Days

2 April 2020 - 15 April 2020
US$6199 per Person Open

Costa Rica a tropical birding paradise. Our 12-day birding tour will take in the country’s richest birding locations and a variety of habitats. We’ll be staying in excellent lodges with birds on our doorstep. During this tour we expect to see up over 400 bird species!

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May 2020

Western Splits and Specialties Tours 2020 – 7 Days

2 May 2020 - 8 May 2020
AU$3999 per Person Open

Starting in and returning to Adelaide, this tour will cover much of South Australia’s West Coast and Eyre Peninsula and venture close to the Western Australian border. This tour is a fast-paced trip as we’ll cover up to 4000 km in seven days.

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Comfortable Nine Grasswren Tour – Extra Departure – 16 Days

11 May 2020 - 27 May 2020
AU$8499 per Person Open

This is a slow-paced version of our flagship Nine Grasswren tour, one of Australia‟s epic birding adventures. We will look for nine of Australia‟s 13 Grasswren species: Striated, Short-tailed, Western, Thick-billed, Eyrean, Grey, Kalkadoon, Carpentarian and Rusty Grasswren. From the vast expanses of Mallee scrub in the Vic-SA border region to the Flinders Ranges we travel up the Birdsville track through the outback, visit the stark country around Boulia-Winton and finish in the ranges around Mt Isa. This trip is…

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June 2020

Sabah: Jewel of Borneo 2020

5 June 2020 - 15 June 2020

Sabah, a part of Malaysia located in northern Borneo, is a heaven for birds and wildlife. Teeming rainforests fan out from Mount Kinabalu to the lowlands and coast. The wildlife is incomparable, with a host of enticing birds (including 48 endemics) and a charismatic mammal fauna (including Orangutan and Pygmy Elephant). Our Sabah tour is a great opportunity to visit this unique part of Malaysia. It can be taken as a stand-alone, or as an add-on to our preceding Peninsular…

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Peninsular Malaysia Birding Tour 2020 – 8 Days

15 June 2020 - 23 June 2020
AU$5,499 per Person Open

Safe, comfortable and reliable. This is the perfect tour for those who have always wanted to bird South-east Asia but have had some reservations – until now, that is! Join us on our Peninsular Malaysia tour and be amazed at how sophisticated and modern this country has become in the past two decades.

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July 2020

Chestnut-breasted Whiteface Grey Honeyeater Expedition 2020 – 4 Days

17 July 2020 - 21 July 2020
AU$2699 per Person Open

Chestnut-breasted Whiteface is one of the most difficult species for birders to see, because of its very small distribution in remote outback locations, and its elusive nature. It has recently disappeared from one of its key locations leaving only a few spots where it can still reliably be found. This year we’re offering a short expedition into the outback in search of this elusive bird.

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Sandhill Grasswren Short Tour 2020

20 July 2020 - 22 July 2020
AU$2299 per Person Open

The Sandhill Grasswren Amytornis (striatus) oweni has been on top of many a birder’s wish-list. We are very fortunate to have our Alice Springs-based guide who is familiar with this bird having been fortunate to encounter the species at several locations over the years. We have breeding locations of this bird within a half-day’s drive of Alice Springs with accommodation reasonably nearby.

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Red Centre Adventure Birding Tour 2020 – 4 Days with optional 2-day Uluru / Sandhill Grasswren extension

22 July 2020 - 26 July 2020
AU$2899 per Person Open

he Red Centre around Alice Springs is host to a variety of exciting bird species. Using Alice Springs as a base, this comfortable 4-day tour takes daily trips out to different areas targeting enigmatic birds such as Dusky Grasswren, Rufous-crowned Emu-wren, Spinifexbird, Grey Honeyeater, Western Bowerbird, Painted Finch and maybe even Grey Falcon…!

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Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2020 – 12 Days

30 July 2020 - 11 August 2020
AU$6999 per Person Open

This is one of Australia’s epic birding adventures. During these 12 days we expect to see over 200 species, and besides the Grasswrens we have a good chance of sought-after birds as Red-lored Whistler, Banded Whiteface, Chestnut, Cinnamon & Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush, Gibberbird, Yellow Chat, Inland Dotterel, Flock Bronzewing, Spinifex Pigeon, Painted Finch and even the enigmatic Grey Falcon. We’ll drive around 4000 km and there will also be lots of walking, with early departures and late finishes each day. While we may encounter frosty mornings, during this time of year the weather is generally quite pleasant. Some of the accommodation is in basic rooms without private facilities.

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August 2020

Savannah to Tropics Birding Tour 2020 – 8 Days

11 August 2020 - 19 August 2020
AU$4499 per Person Open

This tour is desgined to link our preceding Nine Grass-wren and following Tropical & Far-North Queensland bird-ing tours, as a pleasant alternative to get from Mount Isa to Cairns. It can be taken as a stand-alone tour as well. We will be exploring the Gulf and Savannah country, the stark landscape around Mount Isa and the lush tropical highlands surrounding Cairns.

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Red Centre Adventure Private Tour – 5 Days

12 August 2020 - 17 August 2020
AU$4,400 per Person 1 Seat Left

The Red Centre Adventure visits the Eastern and Western MacDonnell Ranges, the sewage works, the Old Telegraph Station, the Tanami Road, Kumoth Bore and the Deep Well Road, and then ventures into the outback to visit the scenic Kings Canyon and Austral’a's most famous rock: Uluru, while looking for other good birds including the rare Sandhill Grasswren. Read on for further details!

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Tropical and Far North Queensland Birding Tour 2020 – 9 Days

19 August 2020 - 28 August 2020
AU$4999 per Person Open

Tropical Far North Queensland is without doubt one of Australia’s top birding destinations. A variety of tropical habitats including rainforests, palm-fringed beaches, mangrove-lined mudflats, savannahs and cool mountain ranges result in a bird diversity unparalleled elsewhere in the country. Commencing in Cairns, we’ll bird the local area and head to well-known Kingfisher Park on the Atherton Tablelands, then traverse the unique Cape York Peninsula.

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Comfortable Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2020 – 16 Days

21 August 2020 - 5 September 2020
AU$8499 per Person Open

This is a slow-paced version of our flagship Nine Grasswren tour, one of Australia‟s epic birding adventures. We have secured access to some new birding locations exclusively for this tour. The rewards will be some of Australia‟s most sought-after outback species, wonderful scenery and great camaraderie. Accommodation will be of the highest available standard; the drives have been shortened; we’ll take plenty of breaks; the food will be of the best available.

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Best of Top End Birding Tour 2020 – 7 Days

30 August 2020 - 5 September 2020
AU$5,499 per Person Open

One of Australia’s top birding destinations, the Northern Territory’s ‘Top End’ includes tantalizing destinations such as Kakadu National Park, Nitmiluk National Park, Pine Creek, Katherine and Jubara / Gregory National Park (Timber Creek Region). A raft of wonderful birds inhabit this scenic area, including the sought-after Gouldian Finch, the rare Hooded Parrot, the localized Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon, the elusive Red Goshawk; the stunning Rainbow Pitta and many other specialties.

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September 2020

Grey Falcon and Letter-winged Kite Birding Tour 2020 – 6 Days

14 September 2020 - 19 September 2020
AU$3999 per Person Open

Grey Falcon and Letter-winged Kite are amongst Australia’s most sought-after raptors. During our many outback birding tours we’ve located these species reliably enough to be able to offer this special tour. We should have multiple sightings of both species.

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October 2020

Australia: Land of Parrots 15 Day Birding Tour

6 October 2020 - 22 October 2020
US$6,199 per Person 3 Seats Left

October is the Australian spring and an opportune season to interact with parrots. During this period they tend to be congregated in flocks as well as paired in more scattered locations during the breeding season. Not just parrots, we will encounter a variety of other fascinating wildlife species as well. Such iconic species as the Emu, Kangaroo, Kookaburra and possibly even the infamous salt water crocodile in the region of Kakadu.

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Six Grasswren Birding Tour 2020 – 7 ½ Days

17 October 2020 - 25 October 2020
AU$3999 per Person Open

Now in our 15th year, the 6 Grasswren tour continues to be one of our most popular outback birding tours. This is one of Australia’s epic birding adventures, during which we search for half of all of Australia’s current Grasswren species. This fast-paced trip is not for the faint-hearted, with lots of walking in sometimes difficult terrain, early departures and late finishes each day, while covering over 2500 km in 7 days.

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Kangaroo Island Birding and Wildlife Tour 2020 – 4 Days

29 October 2020 - 1 November 2020
AU$2599 per Person Open

Well-known for its wildlife, Kangaroo Island is home to “Kangaroo Island Kangaroos”, tammar wallabies, echidnas, brush-tailed possums, bottle-nosed dolphins, Australian sealions, Australian and New-Zealand Fur Seals and many of the 250 birds listed for the island can be seen year round in their natural habitats during our 4-day guided tour. Key birds include the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoo, colonies of Short-tailed Shearwaters, Hooded Plover, Cape Barren Goose, Rock Parrot, the elusive Western Whipbird and the cute Fairy Penguin as well as many sea and land birds.

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November 2020

Great Southern Birding Tour 2020 – 13 Days

1 November 2020 - 14 November 2020
AU$6999 per Person Open

This exciting tour specifically concentrates on the many specialties of the southern regions of Australia, parts of the outback and the great inland rivers. An optional extension to Tasmania is available. During the main tour we are likely to find over 250 species and experience an amazing variety of landscapes and habitats, including outback mountains and deserts, vast expanses of eucalypt scrubland at Birds Australia’s Gluepot Reserve, wetlands and rivers including Australia’s greatest river, the Murray, spectacular coastal areas including the famous Great Ocean Road and tall, dense eucalypt forests.

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Tasmania: Birds and Mammals Tour – 5 ½ Days

15 November 2020 - 20 November 2020
AU$3799 per Person Open

Australia’s mysterious island state is home to 13 endemic birds as well as some unique mammal species. Our Tasmania: Birds & Mammals tour showcases these wonderful birding and mammal highlights in 5 ½ fabulous days. Bird species include Forty-spotted Pardalote, Dusky Robin, 3 Honeyeaters, Yellow Wattlebird, Tasmanian Native-Hen, Black Currawong, Green Rosella, Tasmanian Scrubwren, Tasmanian Thornbill and Scrubtit, as well as the beautiful Swift Parrot.

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December 2020

South-west Endemics Birding Tour 2020 – 7 Days

1 December 2020 - 8 December 2020
AU$3,999 per Person Open

The south-west corner of Western Australia is one of the most bird-rich areas in the country. Our 7 day, 7 night fully accommodated tour begins and ends in Perth (WA) and takes in a range of habitats including wetlands, open woodlands, sandy heathlands, the Stirling Ranges and tall karri forest. This is a very pleasant area to be birding in with mild weather, good infrastructure yet a sense of adventure remains.

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April 2021

Tanzania Birding Tour 2021 – 16 Days

2 April 2021 - 17 April 2021
US$7,999 per Person Open

Join Bellbird’s spectacular Tanzania tour in 2021! The Serengeti; a vast unspoiled savannah, hosts the most spectacular concentration of animals on our planet: herds of wildebeest, gazelles and zebras; lions, leop-ards, cheetahs and smaller predators; and scavengers such as jackals and vultures are ever present.

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